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The Government’s Legislative Programme 2021

Statement made on 12 May 2021

Statement UIN HCWS6


Following the State Opening of Parliament, and for the convenience of the House, I am listing the bills which were announced:

  • Animals Abroad Bill

  • Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill

  • Advance Research and Invention Agency Bill

  • Armed Forces Bill

  • Borders Bill

  • Building Safety Bill

  • Counter-State Threats Bill

  • Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill

  • Dormant Assets Bill

  • Electoral Integrity Bill

  • Environment Bill

  • Health and Care Bill

  • Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill

  • High Speed Rail (Crewe-Manchester) Bill

  • Judicial Review Bill

  • Kept Animals Bill

  • Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill

  • Legacy Bill

  • National Insurance Contributions Bill

  • Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill

  • Planning Bill

  • Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

  • Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill

  • Professional Qualifications Bill

  • Procurement Bill

  • Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill

  • Skills and Post-16 Education Bill

  • Subsidy Control Bill

  • Telecommunications (Security) Bill

The programme will also include Finance Bills to implement budget policy decisions. This list does not include draft bills or Law Commission bills.

Detailed information about each of these bills can be accessed from the website at:

Statement from

Leader of the House